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5 secrets to keeping your best employees

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Collaboration drives performance in the modern economy. Yet the uncertainty and dislocation of our pandemic experience has unsettled workplace expectations and cultures. Managing a team today requires a new mindfulness about physical and mental health, what motivates performance, and how to build creativity in remote, hybrid, and fluid conditions. In this special episode, we share five moves that are essential to building a successful team spirit right now.

“When you lead with authenticity, you inspire your team to come along.”

— Reid Hoffman
About the guests:
angela_ahrendts

Angela Ahrendts is the former senior Vice President of retail at Apple, and the former CEO of Burberry. As CEO of Burberry Ahrendts brought back the luxury fashion and beauty brand, raising the company value from £2 billion to over £7 billion in seven years.

claire_babineaux-fontenot

As Chief Executive Officer, Claire Babineaux-Fontenot oversees the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization and second-largest U.S. charity

ed_bastian

Ed Bastian is the chief executive officer of Delta Air Lines. During his tenure as CEO, Delta has become the world’s most awarded airline.

rachel_carlson

Rachel Carlson is the co-founder and CEO of Guild Education, a digital platform that enables frontline workers to get degrees and certifications as a free employee benefit.

adam_grant

A professor at the Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania, Adam Grant is the author of several best-selling books on workplace psychology, including Think Again.

dara_khosrowshahi

Dara Khosrowshahi is the CEO of Uber, and as one of the original “Killer Dillers,” was previously the CEO of Expedia.

melanie_perkins

Melanie Perkins is the co-founder and CEO of Canva, an online graphic design publishing tool. Canva has 40 million monthly active users with more than 3 billion designs created. In the summer of 2020, Canva was valued at $6 billion dollars.

About the host:
reid_hoffman

Reid Hoffman is the host of Masters of Scale. A Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor, he’s known for his spot-on insights on how to scale a startup. He’s a partner at Greylock and co-founder of LinkedIn, and co-author of the best-selling Blitzscaling and The Startup of You.

Transcript of Masters of Scale: 5 secrets to keeping your best employees
Masters of Scale’s mission is to democratize entrepreneurship. Launched in 2017 as a weekly podcast featuring Reid Hoffman, we’re now two weekly podcasts — Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman, and Masters of Scale: Rapid Response, hosted by Bob Safian — as well as an award-winning daily learning app, a best-selling book, virtual and live events, and more, serving a global community of founders, funders, and leaders looking to innovate at scale.
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